[pmwiki-users] hiding category links

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Wed Dec 23 22:27:54 CST 2009

On Wednesday 23 December 2009 14:07:51 adam overton wrote:
> > The "_" character is particular : it will be stored together with
> > the word in
> > .pageindex and will be very fast to find by a search or a pagelist,
> > even on a
> > large wiki. It allows flexible searches, and it is not common for
> > other words
> > in the page to start with this character, so it is perfect (in my
> > case).
> whoa, that's awesome. (is this documented online?) very very cool,
> i've been split for awhile about using ptvs for keywording (b/c i
> like them so much more than the links), but this is really great to
> know. just out of curiosity where is this enabled in the core? i was
> snooping around pagelist.php and couldn't find it?

It is what the programming language/regexp considers a "word" - a string of 
contiguous characters between a-z, 0-9, _, and international letters from 
other alphabets. PmWiki just indexes all such "words" it finds in the text 
when you save a page.


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